Month: June 2012


The properties of lectins have been known for some time and extensively studied. Their ability to cause disease and to function as markers which delineate specific pathological processes has been reported, but until recently, the role of lectins in the treatment of disease has only been suggested by a variety of sources.

Homeopathic Treatment of Urethritis

This article discussed the natural treatments for acute and chronic urethritis.

To Screen or Not to Screen for Prostate Cancer

This article by Phranq Tamburri, NMD discusses current trends in prostate cancer screening and thoughts about treatment protocols. Recognized as an expert in the area of prostate disease the article helps men to make informed choices regarding prostate disease.

Tough Financial Times Impact Health

Across the country clinics are seeing a rise in patients complaining of heartburn.

Statins – Are the Risks Worth the Benefits?

Are the Risks Worth the Benefits? As statin medications are one of the most widely prescribed medicines, the article discusses the reasons for buildup of atherosclerotic plaque, the side effects of statin use, and the role natural medicines and diet play in reversing coronary artery disease.

Spring Cleaning Isn’t Just for the House

This article is not about how to clean ones house. It is about how to clear ones body of toxins however.

Serotyping and Diet – Dietary Serotype Panel

Ever notice how certain foods just seem to upset your digestive system while others don’t? This article discusses the reasons for this and the relationship between genetics and what we eat.

Swine Flu: Natural Medicine Approaches to a Possible Pandemic

The recent concern about the Swine Influenza outbreak and the possibilities that it will become a pandemic influenza similar to that of the 1918 outbreak that resulted in the deaths of over 50 million people are discussed in this article. Natural therapies can play a major role in prevention as well as treatment.


Porphyrias are a group of diseases involving the liver and its response to a toxic environment. Previously thought to be a rare disorder, it is now recognized as having a greater prevalence than once thought. This article is a summation of a chapter written for the Textbook of Natural Medicine.

Treating Psoriasis Naturally

Is an extremely common skin disorder affecting between 2% to 4% of the United States population. Psoriasis affects men and women equally, with the mean age of onset being 28. It is not uncommon for children to develop psoriasis as well as 2% percent of children by the age of 2 years of age will present with psoriasis usually located in the elbows and will move to the crease of the arms if not corrected. This article by Dr Deborah Ardolf discusses natural treatments for this common condition.